- Dated: first half of the 16th century
- Culture: North European
- Measurements: overall lenght 92.5 cm
The sword is presents in excavated condition. It features a broad double-edged blade cut with three narrow central fullers over nearly its entire length on each side, the iron hilt comprising a figure-eight shaped guard made of a single slender tapering circular-section bar in the form of a snake bent round upon itself, flat sharply tapering tang, and large rounded pommel with a separate rosette-shaped brass button.
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